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Jan 17, 2013 6:30pm EST
really more an art than a science. a forest of beeping monitors can't always tell a doctor if a patient is truly unconscious. >> inject a little current. >> reporter: the new issue of "the atlantic" on stands today reports on what may be a breakthrough -- a new approach that could monitor consciousness itself. >> you don't want the patient to move, to feel any pain, to have any memory. >> reporter: dr. giulio tonino's work looks at the brain. his theory? all the electrical signals -- sight, sound, pain, spreading across the brain -- creates consciousness. think of it as flipping a light switch, with light spilling into all the rooms of your brain. in surgery, anesthesia closes the doors, the lights, the electrical signals can't spread. that's when you are truly unconscious. tonino's new awareness monitor stimulates the brain with an electrical current to see if it spreads. a truly unconscious brain would have no reaction. a brain conscious during surgery would. >> you're actually injecting current to the brain and finding out whether the various parts of the brain are talking to each ot
ABC
Jan 16, 2013 5:30pm PST
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ABC
Jan 15, 2013 5:30pm PST
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